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An Introduction to General Relativity and its Recent Achievements

  • Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 44)

Abstract

I shall speak in these lectures of classical general relativity, trying to start from its foundations to arrive at some of its most recent achievements.

Keywords

Cauchy Problem Tangent Space Gravitational Field Einstein Equation Space Time 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
    • 1
  1. 1.I.M.T.A.Université P. et M. CurieParisFrance

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